New Delhi, August 26
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Wednesday filed a legal case towards Rhea Chakraborty and others to probe their alleged dealings in banned medication, an occasion rising from an investigation being performed into the dying of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, officers mentioned.
They mentioned Sections 20, 22, 27 and 29 of the NDPS have been pressed within the grievance filed by the federal anti-drugs company on an official reference acquired from the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
These sections below the NDPS pertain to punishment for contravention in relation to hashish plant and hashish (20), punishment for contravention in relation to psychotropic substances (22), punishment for consumption of any narcotic drug or psychotropic substance (27) and punishment for abetment and legal conspiracy (29).
Officials mentioned NCB Director General Rakesh Asthana held two rounds of conferences and after going by way of the proof out there and acquiring authorized opinion, he directed his officers to file a case.
The ED, which is probing a cash laundering, has questioned Rhea twice earlier and has obtained “deleted WhatsApp messages” after forensic examination of her telephone. — PTI